22 Dec 2014

Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future

or the past 15–plus years, Priority! magazine has sought to portray the Salvationist values of prayer, holiness, and evangelism as seen in the lives of people. These stories, hundreds of

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22 Dec 2014

Giving Thanks With a Grateful Heart

hen we receive gifts, we write thank you notes. So I must. I am thankful to the Lord for placing me here “for such a time as this.” When Commissioner

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22 Dec 2014

On Learning of Priority! Coming to an End

While we must always agree with Scripture, it is times like this when we wish that the time for the continuance of Priority! did not have a fixed time or

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22 Dec 2014

UPFRONT: Ads With Impact

Promoting More than Products Many ads have appeared in the magazine over the years. Some memorable ones made by the design team had proven impact—they educated the public about The

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22 Dec 2014

Where Are They Now?

Priority’s First Cover Subject: She’s Still Kicking—and Working for the Lord ife has been a whirlwind for Karen Eden ever since she was the first–ever cover story in Priority! in

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22 Dec 2014

Life After Missionary Service

Tanya Hedberg, who wrote about her call from God and experiences as a teacher with the English Language Institute China (ELIC) in a Winter 2007 article, is currently living in

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22 Dec 2014

The Arts for God

The second issue of Priority!, Summer 1999, featured Carol Jaudes, an actor fresh from six years in the Broadway musical Cats who had been hired to lead the arts ministries

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22 Dec 2014

Ruthbergs ‘Nicely Retired’

Majors Carl and Hollie Ruthberg were first featured in Summer 2002 when they reopened The Salvation Army’s ministry in Times Square. They also appeared in a supplement to the Winter

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22 Dec 2014

A Missionary Mindset

In Spring 2007, Captains Terry and Rutendo Masango were featured in an article “In the U.S. and Not of It.” Originally from Zimbabwe, they came to train as Salvation Army

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22 Dec 2014

Called to Minister Overseas

Majors Jim and Marcia Cocker were first featured in Priority! when they were serving in Papua New Guinea (Spring 2008, Summer 2009). Now they are serving another three–year missionary tour,

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22 Dec 2014

Not About Staying Changed But Being Changed

As Lieutenant (now Captain) Armida LaMarr was about to leave Kenya after three years of service there, she wrote a piece, ‘Will I Stay Changed?’ in the Summer 2009 issue.

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22 Dec 2014

God’s Provision (Continues) Through It All

Commissioners R. Steven and Judith A. Hedgren were the cover subjects in Fall 2012. The article, ‘God’s Provision Through It All’ told of Steve’s struggle with multiple myeloma; his health

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